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Iranian Warships Thwart Pirate Attack

Iran claims victory in pirate attack

Claims attack lasted for "hours". Navy Foils Attack on Iranian Tanker near Bab-el-Mandeb Strait Iranian naval forces rescued one of the country’s oil tankers from a pirate attack around the Bab-el-Mandeb, a ...
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Planning for success

Exercise Obangame Express 2015 in full swing. Planning for success By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) David R. Krigbaum GULF OF GUINEA - Involving 23 countries and taking place across Africa’s Gulf ...
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Australian Ship Joins NATO Counter-Piracy Mission

HMAS Success joins Operation Ocean Shield. Australian Ship Joins NATO Counter-Piracy Mission INDIAN OCEAN – The Royal Australian Navy Oiler HMAS SUCCESS (OR 304) joined NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD today, joining ...
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RI, Japan to launch forum on maritime security

Defence cooperation pact welcomed.  RI, Japan to launch high-level forum on maritime security Japan and Indonesia agreed Monday to launch a high-level bilateral “maritime forum” to expand cooperation in ensuring security at ...
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Two Egyptian sailors kidnapped by pirates

Incident occurred on March 19th. Two Egyptian sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigerian coast Ministry of Foreign of Affairs spokesman Badr Abdel-Atti said that two Egyptian sailors, a captain and a navigator, ...
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Somali pirates are shifting their base towards India

Unusual comments from Indian Defence Minister. Somali pirates are shifting their base towards India: Parrikar Somali pirates are gradually shifting their base towards India, defence minister Manohar Parrikar said in Bhubaneshwar on ...
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Fake firearms certificates in India exposed

Company allegedly offering forged certificates. Vashi institute faking AK-47 training busted By: Sandip Kolhatkar Pune-based maritime consultant warned cops after man seeking job approached him with cert claiming training in handling restricted weaponry; ...
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Pirates board two vessels off Indonesia

ReCAAP issues alert following armed robberies. Pirates board two vessels off Indonesia Titus Zheng Two vessels were boarded by sea robbers in succession off Indonesia, according to a report from Singapore-headquartered anti-piracy watchdog, ...
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MMEA to double in size by 2022

Hope to have over 10,000 personnel in place.  LIMA 2015: MMEA to double in size by 2022 says director general by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi The director general of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) ...
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Crew kidnapped off Nigeria

Attack on Offshore Supply Vessel in Nigerian waters. Crew kidnapped off Nigeria MTISC-GoG reports that pirates attacked an Offshore Supply Vessel yesterday (March 19th) while operating in the UBIT Exxon MBN field. ...

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